Rex Frost Birch was born on April 22, 1918, to J. Don Birch and Mary Jane Frost Birch in Coalville Utah. He grew up on the family farm in Hoytsville Utah. He graduated from North Summit High School in 1937.
On October 17, 1939 he married Viola Staley. They moved to Atlantic City, Wyoming where he was a self-employed miner. In 1942 he joined the Navy and was sent to Japan. After the service he followed construction for a while and finally ended up with his own construction company in Lyman, Wyoming.
His pastimes were work, work, work, and water skiing. Mom and Dad enjoyed traveling and spending the winters in Mazatlan, Mexico and later Yuma, Arizona.
He is survived by a son, Dee (Glenys), a daughter, Dixie, all of Lyman, WY, a sister, Beth Carpenter (James) of Green River, WY., 4 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and 18 great great grandchildren.
Services will be held in the Crandall Funeral Home in Evanston Wednesday, April 25 at 11:00am. Viewing will be at 10:00am. Interment will be in the Hoytsville Ut. Cemetery.